FASHOLA ON ‘Radical Islam’ Public Presentation of Dr. Yinka Olomojobi’s Book “Frontiers of Jihad, Radical Islam In Africa”

Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to have been invited to chair this book presentation by Chief Joop Berkhout, OON, the Executive Chairman and CEO of Safari Books Limited, the publishers of not a few notable titles that are increasingly documenting for posterity, the historic developments in Nigeria’s public space. Their last offering at…

Between Christians’ Intolerance and Muslims’ Extremism

The Christian boy called me ISIL, Boko Haram, “arrogant Muslim” and many other colourful names because I said Islam prohibits shaking hands with opposite sex. He demanded that I leave facebook and stop using products produced by non-Muslims because I dare say Islam forbids Muslims from shaking hands with the opposite sex. I’m still trying…

FOUR THINGS I LEARNT DIFFERENTLY TODAY

I was going to work today when an accident happened along Maryland axis at the Independent tunnel. A danfo and a truck collided, let me spare you the horrendous details. It was a really upsetting incident made all the worse by the reaction of the public. When we should have offered these people support and…

BUHARI ON THE MARBLE

People accuse me of many things. But one thing they never accuse me of is corruption. They never accuse me of mediocrity, or of lying. People accuse me of many things. I have led this country and I have a record. We were not perfect, but we were effective; we solved problems, and we made…